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Vinegar to the Rescue for Your Pet

By Vicki McClure Davidson

 

Vinegar is so inexpensive and versatile. There are so many ways you can use it with your pets—whether they're horses, dogs, or cats—to effectively save some money and make them healthier and more comfortable.

When using vinegar as a homemade remedy for the first time with your pet, follow the directions carefully. Watch your pet to be sure there is no adverse reaction. Vinegar is natural, has been in use for centuries, and there is usually not a reaction, but it's much better to err on the side of caution to confirm that your pet is not sensitive or allergic to it.

 

 

Related Reading:
A Splash of Thrifty Vinegar: Explanation of Types
Happier Dogs, Cats, Birds, & Fish: How to Avoid Making Costly, Frustrating, & Terrible Pet Purchase Mistakes
Choosing a Dog: Cheaper, Healthier Dogs, Mixed-Breed Mutts Becoming More Preferred Than Purebreds
The Do's & Don't's of Making Nutritious & Delicious (for Your Cat!) Cat Food at Home
What's the Buzz? Bee Safety and Inexpensive Bee Sting Treatments for Your Dog
Spend Less Money Treating Your Dog's Food Allergies | Special Dog Food Recipes, Breeds Prone to Allergies
Taking Care of Your Horse – The Frugal Way, of Course!
Saving Money on Feeding Your Horse: Feed Tips for Horse-At-Home (HAH) Owners
How to Save Money Boarding Your Horse

 

Sources:
Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar for Horses website, (http://www.bragg.com/products/vinegarHorse.html).
How Stuff Works website, "Uses for Vinegar: Pet and Animal Care" (http://animals.howstuffworks.com/pets/uses-for-vinegar-pet-care-ga1.htm).
Lake, Adrianne, Horses and Ponies website, "Use of Apple Cider Vinegar in Horses and Ponies, (http://www.horses-and-ponies.com/health/acv.shtml).
The Vinegar Institute website, (http://www.versatilevinegar.org).